• Morkel strikes as India reaches 149-6 at tea in Nagpur test

    NAGPUR, India (AP) — South Africa pace bowler Morne Morkel took two more wickets in the second session as India struggled to capitalize on batting first, reaching 149-6 at tea on the first day Wednesday of the third test.

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  • Pakistani fighter jet crashes, killing woman co-pilot

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s Air Force says a fighter jet has crashed during a routine training exercise and that the aircraft’s female co-pilot died following the crash.

  • ASEAN leaders from left, Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak, Laos' Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong, Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen, Indonesia's Prime Minister Joko Widodo and Myanmar's President Thein Sein join their hands as they pose for photographers after the signing ceremony of the 2015 Kuala Lumpur Declaration on the Establishment of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Community and the Kuala Lumpur Declaration on ASEAN 2025, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)

    SE Asia creates economic community, but challenges remain

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Thirteen years after mooting the idea, Southeast Asian leaders on Sunday formally created a unified economic community in a region more populous and diverse than both the European Union and North America, and one that hopes to compete with China and India.

  • 2 ethnic protesters killed, dozens injured in south Nepal

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Police in southern Nepal opened fire on ethnic protesters blocking the nation’s main highway, killing two in fresh violence that threatened to escalate political tensions, officials said Sunday.

  • A participant carries a child on his shoulder as activists campaigning for capital punishment for war criminals march in a rally, celebrating the execution of two opposition leaders in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015. Bangladesh executed two opposition leaders Sunday for war crimes during the country's 1971 independence war, despite concerns that the legal proceedings against them were flawed and threats of violence by their supporters. (AP Photo)

    2 Bangladesh opposition leaders executed, jail official says

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Bangladesh has executed two opposition leaders for war crimes during the country’s 1971 independence war, despite concerns that the legal proceedings against them were flawed and threats of violence by their supporters. A reporter was shot and wounded after covering the funeral of one of the men, though it was not clear who was responsible.

  • Buttler & Roy tons launch England to 355-5 in 4th ODI

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Jos Buttler smashed the fastest one-day international century by an England batsman as Pakistan was left to chase 356 runs to win the fourth and final match and tie the series on Friday.

  • Pakistan allrounder Wasim ruled out of T20s vs England

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan summoned Umar Akmal in the Twenty20 squad for the series against England and ruled allrounder Imad Wasim out of the three-match series due to a broken little finger on his left hand.

  • England win toss and batting 1st vs Pakistan in 4th ODI

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — England won the toss and elected to bat first against Pakistan with a chance to clinch the one-day international series in the fourth and final match on Friday.

  • Nepal facing medicine shortages due to fuel crisis, blockade

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Doctors in Nepal say shortages of life-saving medicines because of political protests that have blocked key roads could lead to a crisis as hospitals are starting to cut services.

  • In this Nov. 2, 2015 photo, 30-year-old Bhagwati Chauhan, who gave birth to a Canadian couple's child on Oct. 27, touches the 9-month pregnant belly of 35-year-old Chandrika Makwana, who is carrying twins for an American couple, at the Akanksha Clinic, one of the most organized clinics in the surrogacy business, in Anand, India. Chauhan, whose husband died recently, plans to use the money she will earn as a surrogate to buy a house and send her son to school. The Indian government recently banned surrogate services for foreigners and ordered fertility clinics to stop the practice of hiring Indian women to bear children for them. (AP Photo/Allison Joyce)

    Surrogates feel hurt by India’s ban on foreign customers

    NEW DELHI (AP) — For thousands of childless couples the world over, India has been the go-to destination to fulfill their dreams of becoming parents, thanks to its well-trained doctors, well-appointed fertility clinics and vast numbers of poor women willing to serve as surrogate mothers.